Homer High School

Teachers, support staff and community members, many of them wearing red, prepare to listen to the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education’s Monday, Sept. 10, 2018 meeting at Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. The board holds one meeting each year in Homer, and another in Seward. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

School board fields questions, accusations about health care plan

Homer High School’s colors are blue and gold, but the school’s Mariner Theatre was a sea of red Monday night as teachers and staff protested… Continue reading

Teachers, support staff and community members, many of them wearing red, prepare to listen to the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education’s Monday, Sept. 10, 2018 meeting at Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. The board holds one meeting each year in Homer, and another in Seward. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Mariners lose to Monroe in close game

The football players of Monroe Catholic High School eked out a slim win over Homer High School in their bout Saturday on the Homer field.… Continue reading

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District is requesting input from interested persons at the districtwide KPBSD budget development meeting, scheduled… Continue reading

Students applaud Pink Martini’s eclectic, upbeat, moving music

Grade schoolers are not Pink Martini’s usual audience demographic, and pianist Thomas Lauderdale had to correct himself when he accidentally opened Monday’s pre-concert noon performance… Continue reading

Engagement

Phil Celtic and Faith Schade-Celtic of Homer announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Schade, to Kellen Davenport of Eagle River. The couple will marry… Continue reading

District restructures departments to save

Revisions to targeted operations are cutting costs for the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District. The pools, warehouse, transportation and Student Nutritional Service departments have been… Continue reading

Homer’s Schroer inducted into Hall of Fame

When the state inducted a new class of luminaries into the Alaska High School Hall of Fame, the Kenai Peninsula had the chance to celebrate… Continue reading

Orchestra plans multifaceted, multimedia performances

Editor’s Note: This story has been edited to correct the spelling of Tomoka Raften’s name and to show that the cost for the student master… Continue reading

Zumba specialist to teach class in Homer

A well-known Zumba education specialist will conduct a Zumba Master Class in Homer July 24. Madalene Aponte will conduct the class from 6-7:30 p.m. July… Continue reading

Sports in Brief

Ninilchik scramble puts spotlight on decline of area’s razor clams The Ninilchik Chamber of Commerce ran its first Clam Scramble Mud and Natural Obstacle course… Continue reading

Burn ban continues

Firefighters and Homer Police responded to numerous calls last week for people burning campfires, but otherwise the lower Kenai Peninsula has been spared huge wildfires… Continue reading

Tribute to beloved soccer coach set for Sunday

In honor of the late Tommie CarlinSchauer, his family holds a Tribute to Coach Tommie with soccer games from 1-4:30 p.m. Sunday at the Homer… Continue reading

Homer High seniors graduate with style – and resiliency

They wore XtraTuf boots, high heel shoes, sneakers and slippers. They decorated their mortarboards with stuffed animals, religious symbols and greetings. One senior wrote, “Four… Continue reading

HEA’s annual meeting set for tonight at HHS

HEA will host its annual meeting at Homer High School today. Registration for the meeting will begin at 4:30 p.m. and close at 6:30 p.m.… Continue reading

Kards clean up at home invite

It is hard to duplicate the kind of weekend that the Kenai Central track and field team enjoyed Friday and Saturday. The Kardinals romped to… Continue reading

William Dale (D.J.) Marsengill, Jr. and Halle Elizabeth Sinn

Paul and Lara Fleenor and Jeff and Rose Sinn of Homer announce the engagement of their daughter, Halle Elizabeth Sinn, to D.J. Marsengill. The couple… Continue reading

Homer student places second in Caring for Kenai

A Homer High School student has won second place and $1,100 in the 25th annual Caring for the Kenai environmental competition for his volcano eruption… Continue reading

School Events

May 1: Early release day. May 4: School board meeting, Seward. June 1: School board meeting, Soldotna. June 2: School board planning session, Soldotna. Homer… Continue reading

School events

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District March 27: Early release day. April 6: School board meeting, Soldotna.  May 1: Early release day. May 4: School board… Continue reading

McNeil Canyon: grounded in community

When funding for a new school at McNeil Canyon was needed in 1981, the McNeil School Steering Committee created a marketing plan that included distribution… Continue reading

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